From pumpkin spice waffles to pumpkin spice ice cream, it seems that the fall spice blend is flooding grocery stores (talking to you Trader Joe’s). But the clean and simple flavors that highlight the pumpkin are what make pumpkin soup fall’s unofficial favorite dish—and this chipotle pumpkin soup is taking the classic one spicy step forward.
There are many recipes for pumpkin soup, but adding a little spice with the chipotle gives this pumpkin recipe an extra kick. I incorporated all of the essential pumpkin spice flavors into this recipe: cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and all spice. This chipotle pumpkin soup is not only full of warm fall flavors, but has a hint of smoky spice, too.
This recipe for pumpkin soup can be made quickly with canned pumpkin or you can make your own pumpkin puree. Once you have the pumpkin puree ready, it’s just a quick 30 minutes and this fall pumpkin soup is ready to be served.
This spicy pumpkin soup is best served as an appetizer for dinner or paired with a salad and some crusty bread for a light dinner or quick lunch. Try it as a festive appetizer for a classy Halloween dinner party or as part of your Thanksgiving feast.
Learn how to make homemade pumpkin puree: